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Highlights from NACCHO Annual 2010 Conference

NACCHO Annual 2010 Banner Register Exhibit/Sponsor Home Attend

NACCHO Annual 2010 offered its nearly 1,000 attendees a timely, practical, and interactive conference program featuring presentations from an impressive line-up of public health practitioners from around the country. Both the general sessions and the interactive sharing sessions addressed last year's theme, "20/20 Public Health Vision: Prevention, Equity, Leadership."


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Video-Part 2

Updates & Dialogue with Federal Partners

Key leaders from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)  highlighted what''s new with their organizations and discussed how they can partner with local health departments nationwide to create and build upon a forward-looking vision for the health and well-being of individuals and communities.

Michael R. Taylor, JD
Deputy Commissioner for Foods
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Carolyn M. Clancy, MD
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


NACCHO Town Hall Meeting with the CDC Director

The Town Hall Meeting with Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, the CDC Director was an interactive forum for local health department leaders and their public health partners from around the country to hear from the nation’s top health official regarding the status of health care reform and its impact and implications for local health departments.

Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH
Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Administrator for the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry





Opening General Session: 20/20 Public Health Vision: Prevention, Equity, Leadership

A dynamic panel of nationally known thought-leaders were featured during this session. They addressed one of the three elements of the conference theme—Prevention, Equity, and Leadership—and the role that the three components play in creating and building upon a forward-looking vision of local public health.

Larry Cohen, MSW
Founder and Executive Director
Prevention Institute

Linda Rae Murray, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer
Cook County (IL) Department of Public Health

Louis Rowitz, PhD
Mid-America Center for Public Health Practice
University of Illinois at Chicago

Closing General Session: Real Heroes Don''t Wear Spandex - How to Positively Impact the Lives of Others Without Wearing a Costume

The Closing General Session that featured remarks from the new NACCHO President, staff and member award presentations, and a very special performance by motivational speaker, comedian, and author, Charles Marshall. His engaging topic was “Real Heroes Don’t Wear Spandex: How to positively impact the lives of others without wearing a costume.” Meet Mr. Marshall immediately following the session at a special book signing event.

Charles Marshall
Founder and President
M Power Resources, LLC

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